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SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Another week of racing brought some incredible finishes and surprise winners. Were any upset specialists able to knock off the big names at the top of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Champions were crowned this weekend in NASCAR, the NHRA and ASCS. Which champions made our list of SPEED SPORT Top Performers?

Jones Showed Turbine Potential In 1967

Parnelli Jones leads the 1967 Indianapolis 500. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

When Parnelli Jones rolled to the line for the 1967 Indianapolis 500, he was in the worst qualifying position of his seven-year Indianapolis career.


Hidden Gems

Sprint cars, stock cars, modifieds and stadium trucks all took a turn over the course of last week, but which drivers emerged from the pack as the best for this week’s edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems?

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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There were a lot of factors to consider this week when our staff compiled the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Which drivers impressed us during the World of Outlaws World Finals? Did Marc Marquez’s record 13th victory catapult him to the top? What about Donny Schatz clinching his sixth World of Outlaws title? Did someone else make a big move?

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Big money and championship hopes were on the line last weekend. Several drivers stepped up to the plate and delivered big moments that earned them a place on our SPEED SPORT Top Performers list.

Abreu Wants To Give Pavement A Try

Rico Abreu picked up two sprint car victories over the weekend, including one at Eldora Speedway. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Rico Abreu has made a living winning races on dirt tracks, but he couldn’t help but smile when asked on Friday if he wants to try out stock-car racing on pavement.

World Finals Notes: Kinser Targets Cocopah

Steve Kinser is expected to contest the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown in January at Cocopah Speedway in Arizona. (Adam Fenwick Photo)

This weekend’s eighth annual Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte will be the final race for the No. 11 Steve Kinser Racing team, which has run under the Tony Stewart Racing banner in recent seasons.

Saldana Seeks A Charlotte Sweep

Dan Motter, owner of the Motter Motorsports sprint car driven by Joey Saldana, has signed an agreement with PomCo Marketing to help him find additional sponsors for his race team. (Frank Smith photo)

Joey Saldana’s hopes of sweeping the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series features at The Dirt Track At Charlotte will come down to flawless driving and some good fortune.

Jacky Ickx: The Forgotten Race

The crashed Ford of driver Jacky Ickx being towed back to the garage following a practice crash at Daytona Int'l Speedway in February 1969. (Smyle Media Photo)

The men and machines associated with speed take many forms, cross many oceans and come in numerous nationalities. Dan Gurney, Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Jim Clark, all champion drivers who excelled in various forms of motorsport. They tested themselves against the best in the world and won.


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